Public Prosecution hears testimonies of over 30 people in Gardens Hospital case

Jordan

Published: 2021-07-25 13:13

Last Updated: 2021-09-26 04:07


Public Prosecution hears testimonies of over 30 people in Gardens Hospital case
Public Prosecution hears testimonies of over 30 people in Gardens Hospital case

A source close to the investigation into the power outage incident at the Gardens Hospital revealed Sunday, that five public prosecutors heard the testimonies of more than 30 medical, nursing and technical staff working in the hospital designated by the Ministry of Health for coronavirus patients, and the families of the deceased and patients in the hospital.

The source said that the public prosecutors seized many files and listened to a number of witnesses’ testimonies from the families of the deceased and the sick.

They also conducted the necessary technical expertise on all matters related to the incident.

The source indicated that the investigation has not yet heard the testimony of the hospital director, whose is expected to be heard later Sunday.

Roya learned that three of the Public Prosecution team members assigned to the investigation were among those who investigated the Salt Hospital incident. 

March 13, a technical defect in the Al-Hussein New Salt Hospital caused patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) to be cut off from oxygen, causing eight deaths and outrage in the Kingdom.

It is noteworthy that the investigation team has been working for more than 16 hours.